Gov’t to Start Shs530bn Housing Project

Makindye Grade I Magistrate George Watyekere has adjourned the hearing of the case where Ndeeba business man, online Godfrey Muhirwa is accused of shooting dead two people and injuring one at his offices in Ndeeba.

The adjournment came after the state prosecutor in the matter; Beatrice Alok requested court to fix the matter to another date so that they get enough time to conclude the ongoing investigations.

The Case has been adjourned to November 17th and Muhirwa remanded back to Luzira prison.

Prosecution alleges that on October 17th, click while at his business premises in Ndeeba, patient Godfrey Muhirwa shot dead two people namely Muhammad Kiwana and Deo Jaaya operatives of the Police flying squad as well as injuring Matia Kikaya who was rushed to Mulago with severe injuries.
The marriage of radio consultant, adiposity Joel Isabirye and local musician and radio presenter, this Rebecca Jingo is on the rocks.

Reports of their break up first surfaced a few days ago when Isabirye reported a case at Najeera Police Post accusing his wife of trying to stab him and trying to torch their house situated in the area.

New information shows that Isabirye who has also been sharing information about the marital crisis in his home with the media further accuses his wife of stealing his shs 30 million that he had kept in his laptop bag.

Isabirye claims that he now cannot find Rebecca as her numbers are off and now calls upon anyone that sees her to tell her to take his money back.

Similar reports were made earlier this year (in May) this year in most local tabloids which prompted Isabirye to sue one of the tabloids for defamation.


Isabirye and Rebecca got married last year in a flashy wedding ceremony after which the couple surprised friends by using a chopper to get to their reception.

Though their marriage was opposed by some of Isabirye’s ex-wives, the couple had always passed as a happy one judging from the PDA they usually displayed.

Friends on social media have greeted Isabirye’s accusations with mixed reactions with most advising him to go find Rebecca and talk things through instead of washing their dirty laundry in public.

Rebbeca’s brother, Paul Jjingo said that what Isabirye was doing posting all his troubles on social media were disgracing all his fellow Basoga, advising that
At least 20, viagra 000 Ugandans are projected to benefit from a US$200m (about Shs530bn) housing project after the Government identified and secured a total of 650 acres of land in various parts of the country to implement it starting next year.

The Prime Minister, information pills Dr Ruhakana Rugunda received the project implementation team from the Nairobi-based Shelter Afrique (SAf), a pan-African finance institution, led by its Managing Director, James Mugerwa in Kampala on Tuesday.

The team, which included its Business Development Director, Mouhamadou Gueye, was ushered by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Daudi Migereko who briefed the Prime Minister about the project, and the ministry’s Director of Housing, Ambassador Agnes Kadama Kalibbala.

“Our people do not have decent accommodation but they try to put up houses on their own,” Dr Rugunda noted. He welcomed the multi-million dollar project, describing it as a precursor for bigger ventures.

Under the proposed five-year project, 4,000 commercial and social housing units and a number of schools, health centres and waste management facilities will be constructed on land owned by the Uganda Land Commission and that owned privately.

“If we had many such big and well supported institutions we could have our people get comfortable accommodation at affordable rates and without a hassle,” the Prime Minister said.

The project will be implemented by SAf in partnership with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, backed by 44 member countries, the African Development Bank and Africa Reinsurance Company which have controlling interests in the organisation.

SAf, also known as the Company for Habitat and Housing in Africa, was founded in 1982 to exclusively support the development of affordable housing and real estate sector in Africa.

Mugerwa said through its strategic partnerships, SAf undertook similar but bigger projects in Rwanda and Kenya, adding that in Uganda it would fund construction and facilitate mortgages to the beneficiaries, a line of credit with finance institutions.

Ambassador Kalibbala said the ground breaking ceremony for the project was scheduled for early next year. The project will be implemented under a public-private partnership with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

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